What's the Wii U's biggest SD card capacity limit?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by kbf, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. kbf
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    kbf GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Iv'e been having difficulty finding a straight answer. I want to get one for vwii for GCN backups and was wondering where I could get the biggest/cheapest card possible.
     
  2. Futurdreamz

    Futurdreamz GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Officially 32GB, but if formatted correctly you can use any SDXC card.
     
  3. Naendow

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    I've already used a 128GB SD card (FAT32 ofc), and it worked perfect. I would bet that you can use 256GB cards too.
     
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    Just by formatting to FAT32? and it can be microSD as well?
     
  5. Futurdreamz

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    It can, but currently the largest MicroSD is 256GB, and you're depending on an adapter which may or may not fail.


    If anyone brings up Microdia again I will punch them. There is NO 512GB MicroSD card.
     
  6. duffmmann

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    But what about that Microdia 512GB MicroSD card? :D
     
  7. Maxbeta

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    I had a 64gb Samsung SDHC card working fine about a couple of months ago with Haxchi and all the sudden Haxchi stopped working one day and just hangs now at the white screen with the Wii U logo on the lower right. vWii stuff like Nintendont and emulators still work from the same card and adapter combo without a problem but I could never get Haxchi working properly again even after reformatting and reloading the correct folder directories.

    Can someone offer any advice as to what may have happened?
     
  8. godreborn

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    I have a normal-sized 256GB sd card in my system. it's never given me any problems. I have loadiine games, apps for the vWii and Wii, and even redNAND on the thing. my redNAND still works too. :P